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Android Cupcake
Version of the Android operating system
Android logo (2007-2014).svg
Android Cupcake home screen.jpg
Android 1.5 on a handset emulator
Initial releaseApril 27, 2009; 13 years ago (2009-04-27)[1]
Kernel typeMonolithic Kernel (Linux Kernel)
Preceded byAndroid 1.1
Succeeded byAndroid 1.6 "Donut"
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Support status

Android Cupcake (version 1.5) is the third version of Android developed by Google, a major platform release deployable to Android-powered handsets starting in April 2009, that is no longer supported. The release included new features for users and developers, as well as changes in the Android framework API. For developers, the Android 1.5 platform was available as a downloadable component for the Android SDK. Google ceased Android Market support for Android Cupcake on June 30, 2017.[2]

Android 1.5 included new features such as an on-screen keyboard and Bluetooth support as well as improvements to existing features such as UI changes for application management and several Google apps.[3]


See also: Android version history § Android 1.5 Cupcake

New features introduced by Cupcake include the following:

See also


  1. ^ "Android 1.5 is here!".
  2. ^ Pollack, Zak (July 26, 2021). "Sign-in on Android devices running Android 2.3.7 or lower will not be allowed starting September 27". Google. Retrieved August 2, 2021.
  3. ^ "Android 1.5 Platform Highlights". Android. Retrieved October 15, 2017.
  4. ^ "App Widgets". Android Developers. 2012. Retrieved October 23, 2012.
  5. ^ "Phone Usage History". 101 Android. 2017. Archived from the original on February 23, 2018. Retrieved December 24, 2017.